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A Guide to Preparing Chickens for Winter

A Guide to Preparing Chickens for Winter

As the days become shorter and the temperatures begin to drop, it is important to remember your chickens have special requirements too. Although milder than a lot of other countries, the winter months in Australia from June to August can get quite cold. To keep our bodies warm, we wear warm layers of clothing and […]

How to Deal with Mites and Lice in Chickens

How to Combat Mites and Lice in Chickens

Are you noticing signs of mites and lice bothering your beloved chickens? These pesky pests can quickly become a nuisance and pose health risks to your flock if left unchecked. Understanding the Source Mites and lice often find their way to chickens through other living species, such as birds native to your area, which carry […]

The Best Egg-Laying Chicken Breeds

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Chicken eggs are a delicious and versatile source of protein, enjoyed around the world. From breakfast scrambles to decadent pastries, their culinary uses are endless. According to a 2018 report by the team at Particle, the average Australian consumes around 290 eggs per year! The rising demand for eggs has fuelled the popularity of backyard […]

The Best Vines & Plants to Grow Alongside a Chicken Coop

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If you have a chicken coop at your barn or your backyard and you like to do gardening too, then this article is a must for you to read. Having the right plants to grow around your chicken coop can be beneficial to your chicken and to yourself as well. Your chickens can have some […]

8 Advantages of Keeping a Rooster in Your Coop or Yard

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Having some hens in your yard has a lot of advantages. They give you eggs in which you either sell them or consume for your daily needs. But having rooster or two in your flock has its advantages as well. Today we will discuss about the advantages of keeping a rooster in your chicken coop […]

8 Different Types of Chicken Feeds

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Humans and chickens have long existed on earth. We have domesticated the chickens for the human needs. But throughout the time, the way we feed chicken has not much changed. During the old times, people will just leave the chickens around and let the chickens feed themselves. Although some people still do that today, more […]

10 Factors to Consider to Harvest More Eggs

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A hen not laying an egg is a problem you will soon encounter anytime while raising them. One of the greatest joys of raising and taking care of chickens in our backyard is collecting the eggs from the chicken coops or nest boxes. What if you are expecting some eggs, but it turns out there […]

The Chicken Care Tasks of Poultry Farmers

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Raising a flock of chickens requires several tasks that need to be done on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis. Each and every one of them are essential so as to keep hens healthy, happy, and safe. Sad to say, not every poultry farmer is able to do them for reasons like they are too […]

How to Train Chooks to Use Nesting Boxes

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Either you raise chickens for food or for companionship, they will lay eggs. Their bodies are designed to produce eggs naturally. So, whether you like it or not, they will produce eggs. Normally, hens begin to lay eggs when they are around five or six months old. And depending on their breed, they can lay […]